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Senior Associate Consultant (Health Sciences/Risk Assessment) 

EOE StatementTerraphase is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to an inclusive & diverse work environment where individual strengths and diverse viewpoints are respected and complement each other to achieve common goals. (EOE M/V/F/D)

The Role

Terraphase is seeking candidates for a senior-level environmental risk assessment consultant. The desired individual can provide strategic and technical support on client projects and effectively support business development efforts within the firm's growing health sciences, environmental investigation/remediation, and litigation support service areas. The role entails significant responsibilities for client engagement, project management, and staff development. Projects will commonly involve multidisciplinary engagements where effective collaboration and communication with a team of consulting scientists and engineers will be expected/needed. The location for this position is flexible.


  • Leadership and creative technical support in applying risk assessment sciences to solve complex environmental problems affecting clients
  • Managing the performance of technical work and the preparation of project deliverables
  • Supporting the expansion of work with existing Terraphase clients and the development of relationships with new clients
  • Identifying, developing, and securing new opportunities to provide solutions for clients
  • Supporting the learning of, transfer of knowledge to, and professional development of junior staff

Who You Are

  • Candidates should hold an advanced degree in toxicology, environmental or chemical engineering, environmental health, environmental science, biology, chemistry, or similar field
  • 12+ years of experience in applied human health and/or ecological risk assessment
  • Strong commitment to client service and professional development
  • Strong reputation among clients and peers for creativity, integrity, responsiveness, and technical expertise
  • Strong technical skills in environmental fate and transport, statistics and spatial analysis
  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills
  • Experience leading project teams and supervising the work of others
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as a member of a team

Supplemental Qualifications (not required):

  • DABT
  • Experience in applied ecological risk assessment science
  • Experience in product exposure, safety, and liability assessment
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

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